Documents and Publications


The Department of Legislative Services prepares numerous documents and publications for and about the Maryland General Assembly (MGA).  The Secretary of the Senate, the Chief Clerk of the House of Delegates, and staff in the Offices of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House also publish legislative documents.


The MGA website includes information about bills and resolutions introduced during the current session, as well as information on bills and resolutions introduced beginning with the 1996 session. The MGA website also includes the Daily Synopses, Senate and House of Delegates daily floor proceedings, vote tallies, fiscal notes, and committee hearing schedules. Publications such as the pre-session Issue Papers and the post-session 90 Day Report are also available.


The Department of Legislative Services website includes publications about the legislature itself. The following documents are available electronically or in print from the Information Desk at Library and Information Services.


·         Age of Majority

·         Dates of Interest 2017 Interim

·         Dates of Interest 2017 Session

·         Guide to the Citizen's Power of Referendum in Maryland

·         Guide to Legislative Documents

·         Legislative Branch Organizational Structure

·         Legislative Lingo   

·         The Legislative Process

·         Map of State Government  

·         Membership Profile   

·         Officials of Maryland        

·         Roster by County     

·         Visitors Guide  

·         Your Voice in Annapolis     


For information and requests for publications, contact toll free:


Library and Information Services



410-946-5400 or 410-946-5410


301-970-5400 or 301-970-5410

Toll free in Maryland:

1-800-492-7122, ext. 5400 or 5410

Text Telephone (TTY):

410-946-5401 or 301-970-5401

TTY users may also use the Maryland Relay Service: